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How to safely dispose of gardening chemicals

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Household Hazardous Waste - Gardening Chemicals

Safely dispose chemicals used to control weeds, pests and other outdoor nuisances, for free at a household hazardous waste drop-off site:

Hazardous outdoor chemicals include:

  • Herbicides (weed killers)
  • Fertilizer
  • Insecticides (insect killers)
  • Pesticides (mouse poison)
  • Any container with a hazard symbol on it (flammable, poisonous, etc.)

Special instructions

  • Use a sealed, spill-proof container and make sure it is clearly labelled.
  • You can bring up to 20 litres of household chemicals per week.
  • Never flush chemicals down your toilet, sink or drain as they harm the environment and/or the pipes in your home.

Locations and hours are listed below:

Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool